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The Swedish Supreme Court Got it Right About Poker

3 10 April 2011 , By: compncards
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The Swedish Supreme Court recently ruled that poker is BOTH a game of skill and luck, basing its decision dependent on the type of poker being played. The court ruled that tournaments are skill games and that cash games are more random chance because players can come and go as they please and bet whatever they wish. Finally, someone gets it right. Let me clarify that I do not view cash games as random chance or poker tournaments as skill games only.
Categories: Legalizing Online Poker, luck vs skill, Online poker, Poker Law, skill vs luck, UIGEA

It's the Joe Sebok Show!!

1 April 2011 , By: compncards
It looks like SrslySirius has done it again. The man who brought you "Black and Yellow" a few weeks back has now brought you "The Joe Sebok Show!" First, start with this video of "Sunday - Ft. Joe Sebok. " I won't lie, the first minute isn't the greatest in the world, then BOOM, it delivers like a Mike Tyson uppercut.
Categories: Joe Sebok, SrslySirius, The Joe Sebok Show

Negreanu - Isildur1 II Highlights Poker's Short-Term Memory Problem

3 28 March 2011 , By: compncards
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If you want a look into the mentality of many poker fans, take a look at the results from today's Pokerstars Superstar Showdown Challenge. Daniel Negreanu took on Isildur1 for 2,500 hands and emerged a $26k winner. Everyone is congratulating him like he just accomplished one of the biggest feats in poker. At the same time, they are seeming to totally overlook the fact that he dropped $150,000 to Blom just a week ago.
Categories: Daniel Negreanu, Isildur1, Pokerstars Superstar Challenge Showdown, Viktor Blom

Gus Hansen - The Comeback?

2 26 March 2011 , By: compncards
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What a difference six months make. On September 1st of last year, I wrote the blog Gus Hansen - Maybe It's Time to Retire. That blog was written after it was revealed that since 2007, Hansen had lost over $9. 23 million on Full Tilt Poker[http://www.
Categories: Full Tilt Poker, Gus Hansen, Online poker

Victory Poker Leaving Cake Poker Network for Cereus?

25 March 2011 , By: compncards
Victory Poker
Cake Poker announced on Thursday that they had entered a "strategic partnership" with PokerListings. com. The translation for those of you that don't speak poker business speak is that the Cake Poker Network was sold to PokerListings. VictoryPoker.
Categories: Absolute Poker, Andrew Robl, Antonio Esfandiari, AP, Cake Poker, Cake Poker Network, Cereus Poker Network, Joe Sebok, UB, Victory Poker
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